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All About Indoor Air Pollution

With winter in full swing, the option of opening windows wide to bring in fresh air is not an option, especially during a chilly Chicago winter. Since most of our time is spent indoors, the quality of the air we breathe while we’re inside is an important thing to think about on a regular basis. […]

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Ice Forming on Exterior of Building Causing Ice Dams

How Ice Dams Cause Water Damage

Homes in Illinois see their fair share of long winters and harsh winter weather. Ice and snow formation and build up on our roofs can lead to property damage. At McMahon Services, we know how to spot ice dams on your roof and how to take care of the problem before they cause major water […]

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Make Sure You’re Covered Under Your Homeowners Insurance for Mold Damage

When you are purchasing a new home or shopping for a new homeowners insurance policy, it is important to make sure the policy has a clause included that covers mold damage. Typically, homeowners insurance policies will have vague wording regarding mold coverage. This makes it difficult to determine if any mold is actually covered under […]

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Your Summer Maintenance Checklist for Commercial Properties

Owning a commercial building has many challenges that residential property owners do not experience. Instead of maintaining a building for one family, many times you are managing multiple units for renters, healthcare facilities with numerous patients, or buildings with various businesses and tenants. This type of responsibility requires planning and organization, and staying in front […]

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How to Keep Your Home Mold Free

Finding a small amount of mold in your home is normal and generally not something to worry about. Most homes are prone to mold in areas that have high humidity, like a bathroom or basement. While the initial problem may be minimal, mold is a problem that can spread quickly and become a larger issue. […]

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